What subject in what medium inspired Alexander Mosaic?

Who made Alexander Mosaic?

Why is the Alexander Mosaic significant?

The mosaic depicts Alexander the Great’s defeat of the Persian king Darius; the detail here illustrates Alexander himself. … The mosaic highlights the wealth and power of the occupier of the house, since such grand and elaborate mosaics are extremely rare, both in Pompeii and in the wider Roman world.

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